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Sams Teach Yourself JavaScript™ in 24 Hours, Fifth Edition by Phil Ballard, Michael Moncur

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Introduction

Who This Book Is For

If you’re interested in learning JavaScript, chances are that you’ve already gained at least a basic understanding of HTML and web page design in general and want to move on to adding some extra interactivity to your pages. Or maybe you currently code in another programming language and want to see what additional capabilities JavaScript can add to your armory.

If you’ve never tinkered with HTML at all, nor done any computer programming, it would be helpful to browse through an HTML primer before getting into the book. Don’t worry—HTML is very accessible, and you don’t need to be an HTML expert to start experimenting with the JavaScript examples in this book.

JavaScript is an ideal language to use for your first ...

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